HOLYOKE, Mass. - Ruwac is a manufacturer of portable, central, and specialty industrial vacuum systems. Made in the U.S., the company says its industrial vacuums are known for their reliability, innovative design, and superb filtration. Focusing on the importantance of job site safety and clean up, all Ruwac vacuum cleaners recommended for silica dust removal comply with the latest OSHA standards.
 
Crystalline silica is naturally found in soil, sand, granite, and many other minerals used within the concrete industry and can lead to serious health hazards in the form of cancer and respiratory issues affecting millions of U.S. workers in high risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stonecutting, rock drilling, quarry work, and tunneling.
 
Compliant to OSHA’s silica dust standards at 99 percent efficiency at 0.5 microns, the MicroClean filter can prevent filter clogs and cut down on filter replacements. These industrial vacuums can be used with vacuum-assist tools and features either foot-actuated dustpans or newly redesigned direct bagging collection systems to allow for dust-free extraction. They are also equipped with a manual filter cleaning mechanism that easily keep the filters clean in between processes.